One of the things that really nice about interviews with Tim Allen is just how straight-up he is.
Some folks are very measured and careful so as not to say anything that someone might be bothered by so their interviews end up sounding like a PR approved release.
Not so much Tim Allen who just did an interview on “WTF” podcast with Marc Maron, according to the Huffington Post.
Allen had no problem talking about some of his tough past such as the time he spent in prison when he was very young and about what he thought about President Donald Trump.
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) March 3, 2021
You can listen to the whole interview here, remarks about Trump start around 62 minutes in.
It’s long been known that Allen was a conservative and ran against the general Hollywood grain.
As he said that’s part of who he is, he doesn’t like telling people what to do, saying “I literally don’t preach anything.” He said he was just not going to be part of the “we culture.” “I’m not telling anybody else how to live. I don’t like that, ‘we should do this’ or, ‘we should do that,’” Allen explained.
So when the general herd of Hollywood was going after President Donald Trump, Allen was, of course, not part of the pack. “Once I realized that the last president pissed people off, I kind of liked that,” Allen said. “So it was fun to just not say anything. Didn’t join in the lynching crowd.”
Allen also detailed that while he had been friendly with the Clintons, he didn’t think Hillary Clinton should be president. So pretty clear how he likely voted there. “In the end, you go the other direction,” he added. “There’s nothing personal about it. If you don’t like it then wait ’til the next election.”
Allen, showing off his fiscal conservative bona fides and acting as anyone might who has the government reaching in his pocket, took a few whacks at how much the government dings us with taxes, there’s “this silent partner who took half of my money and never gave me anything for it.” “I’ve never liked taxes,” Allen explained. Sounds like he’s right on more than just Trump.
Naturally, departing from the liberal herd earned Allen a lot of ire on social media.
.#TimAllen said he didn't think Hillary Clinton should've been president. "In the end, you go the other direction. There’s nothing personal about it. If you don’t like it then wait ’til the next election.”
IDK Tim, I think it's all pretty damn personal. I also think ur a tool.
— Nancy Lee Grahn (@NancyLeeGrahn) March 3, 2021
Tim Allen, a grown man, says he likes Trump because Trump upset so many people Allen felt deserved upsetting.
That's his main criteria for a president and yet these Republicans still view themselves as the serious adults in the room.
— Max Burns (@themaxburns) March 3, 2021
Ah, yes, the serious people. Like these two.
— Trixy Wh (@trixywh) May 21, 2020
Pretty safe to say that Democrats have no standing to talk about who are the adults in the room after the Cuomo mess. Not to mention, Allen didn’t say it was his “main criteria for president,” simply that he liked it. Pretty ironic when the left’s “main criteria” to judge anything was what it had to do with Trump. Criticize or be a counterpoint to Trump? That’s great, even if the person was crazy Michael Avenatti, Andrew Cuomo or old confused Joe Biden.